Aviva Plc Has Raised By $594,216 Its Clorox Co Del (CLX) Stake; Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (SWX) Had 1 Bullish Analysts

February 18, 2018 - By Michael Collier

Aviva Plc increased Clorox Co Del (CLX) stake by 2.29% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Aviva Plc acquired 4,536 shares as Clorox Co Del (CLX)’s stock declined 1.16%. The Aviva Plc holds 203,028 shares with $26.78M value, up from 198,492 last quarter. Clorox Co Del now has $17.04 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.51% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $131.7. About 1.09 million shares traded or 8.65% up from the average. The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has risen 1.68% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.02% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Southwest Gas Corporation (NYSE:SWX), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Southwest Gas Corporation had 21 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Argus Research upgraded the shares of SWX in report on Friday, July 24 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, October 8. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, August 31. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, July 27 report. The stock of Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX) has “Underperform” rating given on Thursday, January 12 by Jefferies. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $70.0 target in Monday, October 16 report. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $82 target in Monday, November 20 report. BB&T Capital initiated the shares of SWX in report on Wednesday, March 30 with “Hold” rating. As per Tuesday, September 1, the company rating was downgraded by Zacks. UBS maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, November 8 report. See Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX) latest ratings:




20/12/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $72.0 Maintain
19/12/2017 Broker: UBS Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Old Target: $85 Upgrade
20/11/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Neutral Old Target: $79 New Target: $82 Maintain
08/11/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Neutral Old Target: $83 New Target: $85 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
16/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $70.0 Maintain
31/08/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $70.0 Maintain

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.33, from 1.42 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 27 investors sold Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. shares while 68 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 80 raised stakes. 36.72 million shares or 2.58% more from 35.80 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Qs Investors Limited Liability Com holds 79,482 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors L P reported 790,429 shares stake. Arizona State Retirement Sys has invested 0.02% in Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX). Deutsche State Bank Ag invested in 237,163 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt Systems, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 6,941 shares. Moreover, Schroder Group Inc has 0% invested in Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX). Guggenheim Cap Ltd Liability holds 0.02% or 126,912 shares in its portfolio. Paloma Partners Mgmt invested in 5,326 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund invested in 0.02% or 17,533 shares. Profund Advsr Limited Co reported 0.03% in Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX). Prelude Capital Mgmt Llc stated it has 1,900 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Hbk Invs Ltd Partnership holds 0.02% or 28,200 shares. Tci Wealth Advisors invested 0.01% in Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX). Jefferies Group Inc Limited holds 14,598 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Loomis Sayles Communication Lp stated it has 0% in Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX).

The stock increased 0.69% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $68.85. About 204,881 shares traded. Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX) has risen 14.20% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.50% the S&P500.

Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. purchases, distributes, and transports natural gas in Arizona, Nevada, and California. The company has market cap of $3.29 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Natural Gas Operations and Construction Services. It has a 20.32 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, it had 1,984,000 residential, commercial, industrial, and other natural gas customers.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.15, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 43 investors sold CLX shares while 223 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 236 raised stakes. 90.68 million shares or 2.85% more from 88.17 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bridgecreek Limited Liability Company holds 42,625 shares or 1.53% of its portfolio. Millennium Ltd Llc reported 125,587 shares. 1,900 are owned by Macquarie Group Inc Ltd. Clifford Swan Invest Counsel Limited Co holds 0.14% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 17,923 shares. Daiwa Secs Group Inc owns 0% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 5,475 shares. Kornitzer Capital Mgmt Inc Ks reported 380,390 shares. Opus Inv Inc has 0.12% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Cedar Rock Capital Limited, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 2.48 million shares. Legal And General Gru Public Ltd Liability Company owns 783,258 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Manufacturers Life Insurance The stated it has 144,836 shares. 87,451 were accumulated by Bankshares Of Nova Scotia. Country Comml Bank invested in 0% or 173 shares. 11,199 were reported by Vident Inv Advisory Limited Liability Corp. Cornerstone holds 0.08% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) or 859 shares. Davenport & Co Ltd Com invested in 5,272 shares.

Among 16 analysts covering The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 19% are positive. The Clorox Company had 51 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Thursday, August 3. As per Thursday, January 4, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) rating on Tuesday, November 3. RBC Capital Markets has “Sector Perform” rating and $121 target. On Monday, February 5 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. As per Tuesday, August 1, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by BMO Capital Markets. UBS maintained The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) on Thursday, August 4 with “Sell” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 3 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Thursday, October 5, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, July 21, the company rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT.

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